Bani Dugal Gujral appointment
On 11 March 2003, Bani Dugal Gujral was appointed Principal Representative of the Bahá'í International Community to the United Nations. Ms. Dugal Gujral had been serving as interim Principal Representative, since the resignation of Techeste Ahderom in 2001. Ms. Dugal Gujral came to the Bahá'í International Community in 1994, and has served as Director of the Community's Office for the Advancement of Women. A native of India, where she practiced law before coming to the United States, Ms. Dugal Gujral holds a Master's degree in Environmental Law from Pace University School of Law in New York.